Improving return rates to psychiatric wards

Overview A marked and sustained improvement in the numbers of psychiatric patients returning on time from leave has been achieved by a project led by the Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative. A 50%+ rise in punctuality has been recorded consistently at the growing...

DeAR-GP improves dementia diagnosis rates in care homes

“A diagnosis provides a gateway to ensure that people with dementia in care homes receive person-centred care. DeAR-GP provides a valuable resource to enable better integration between health and social care support; assisting care home staff, GPs and importantly...

Spreading best practice in dementia care

Thousands of dementia patients in the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) region are getting better care following expert input from a specialist nurse and peer support. We have brought all memory clinics involved in this work up to the standard of the best...